Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Tag: Fundraising

Sam Schmidt hopes foundation leaves ultimate legacy

When Sam Schmidt began to prepare his remarks for his Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, he struggled. The race car...

The key numbers from a record-breaking Wings for Life World Run

The fourth Wings for Life World Run was another record-breaking edition – with 155,288 registered participants raising a huge 6.8 million euros for...
Tim Morris pushing himself farther

Tim Morris pushing himself farther

Ten years ago, personal trainer Tim Morris suffered the unimaginable: a T-4 level spinal cord injury after a rollover car accident that left him...

Paralyzed grandma given gift of play with her family

https://youtu.be/RHHfChe_LLo Donna Lowich lives with quadriplegia, so interacting with her grandchildren does not come easy. Until she was given Adaptoys, which opened up the world...

Fighter aims to knock out paralysis

Boyd “the Rainmaker” Melson wants to deliver a knockout blow to paralysis caused by spinal cord injuries. The current World Boxing Council United States Junior...

Injured Monroe teen adapts to new life

The remarkable recovery continues for 19-year-old Mikey Nichols following a devastating spinal cord injury he suffered during a high school hockey game last year. The...

Quadriplegic fighters will face off in Lacey to raise money for Mount Adams climb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0noy2_tkyTI In a garage on Olympia’s west side, two fighters sit side by side in powered wheelchairs, then let the punches fly. Simon Calcavecchia takes a...

Local runner’s victory inspired by quadriplegic son

Blaine Penny knew he’d be caught eventually, and it happened at the 65-kilometre mark of his race. The chase car pulled up beside him...

Numbers Tell The Tale Of The Wings For Life World Run

Now the dust has settled on an unforgettable day of running and inspiration, the numbers that lie behind the second Wings for Life World...

Since Joe Groh’s bicycle accident, quadriplegic hasn’t meant helpless

When Joe Groh finally returned home, six months after the accident, his bed left him staring directly into the bedroom mirror. Completely paralyzed from the...